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Restless Legs

10 Tips for Restless Leg Syndrome

Ben Greenfield | Posted 05.21.2014 | Healthy Living
Ben Greenfield

The restless symptoms typically strike when you're lying in bed at night, but in more serious cases, they can also flare up in the daytime, such as when you're sitting for a long period of time. So what can you do about RLS? Here are 10 tips.

British Medical Journal Claims Restless Leg Syndrome Is a 'Made-Up' Disorder

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 04.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

This story illustrates a growing tendency for some journals to use lay opinions to stir controversy in hopes of increasing visibility and impact.

Is It Growing Pains Or Restless Legs Syndrome?

Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine

In general, restless legs syndrome (RLS) is not described as a painful condition. Rather it is often referred to as a "creepy-crawly" sensation, achiness, "unscratchable itch," "unpleasant tickle," "feeling of unrest," or "ants in the pants."

Surprising Sleep Stealers

Stephanie Silberman, Ph.D. | Posted 09.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Stephanie Silberman, Ph.D.

We know the principles of good sleep hygiene, like not drinking too much caffeine during the day, not exercising late at night and not reading or watching TV in bed if you have trouble sleeping. But that alone may not solve your problem.